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Pfizer Associate, MES Engineer in Sanford, North Carolina

Why Patients Need You

Technology impacts everything we do. Pfizer's digital and 'data first' strategy focuses on implementing impactful and innovative technology solutions across all functions from research to manufacturing. Whether you are digitizing drug discovery and development, identifying solutions, or making our work easier and faster, you will be making a difference to countless lives.

What You Will Achieve

Your technical and business skills will help Pfizer support and elevate the functioning of business information processing systems. Your knowledge of computer systems, business processes and workflows will make you a critical member of the team.

Your strong communication skills will facilitate requirement gathering for building and enhancing business process maps and systems. Working with Pfizer Sanford's MES team, you will play a critical role in providing the electronic batch records to improve manufacturing success rates and decreasing batch cycle time. Your knowledge and skills will contribute towards the goals and objectives of the MES Team and Site. It is your dedication and focus that will make Pfizer ready to achieve new milestones and help patients across the globe.

How You Will Achieve It

  • Assist the MES Engineers with process evaluation, process mapping and site fit gap analysis and capturing manufacturing, automation, and compliance requirements

  • Develop and increase your understanding of MES Authoring requirements and process

  • Inform the MES Manager is aware of project challenges and risks at the earliest opportunity

  • Provide the support to the MES Engineers and Manager

  • Attentively participate in development, authoring, testing and deployment of electronic master batch records (eMBR's) and workflows

  • Complete assigned tasks from the MES Manager and within Agile Methodology on time

  • Clearly communicate progress and issues to peers

  • Demonstrate good planning, organization, time management and team participation skills

  • Assist the MES Engineers with process evaluation, process mapping and site fit gap analysis and capturing manufacturing, automation, and compliance requirements

  • Assess challenges to the schedule and re-directing activities as necessary to minimize impact to quality, compliance and timelines.

  • Capable of detecting technical problems and assisting the appropriate colleagues for resolution.

  • Conduct all activities that are in accordance with company policies and Standard Operating Procedures, Pfizer Values, and global regulatory guidelines, environmental guidelines, as appropriate, etc.

  • Provide input and revise Standard Operating Procedures, batch records, forms or other {Current} Good Manufacturing Practices {part of GxP} related documents to support continuous improvement efforts, investigation corrective actions etc.

  • Support data quality projects throughout their lifecycle including requirement. collection, business/data analysis, development (with Pfizer Digital or self-develop), deployment and support.

  • Perform troubleshooting and necessary training on System Application & Products and/or Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) System.



  • Applicant must have a High School Diploma (or Equivalent) and 6 years of relevant experience OR an associates degree with 4 years of experience OR a bachelors degree with 0+ years of experience.

  • Ability to communicate effectively with customers and colleagues at different levels in the organization

  • Comfortable working independently as well as in a team environment

  • Experience in time management; understanding the criticality to complete assigned activities on time

  • Must be proactive and ownership in developing MES authoring

  • Have a positive attitude and high-level of personal and data integrity

  • Knowledge of GxPs


  • Bachelor's Degree

  • Experience in manufacturing and/or quality operations


Ability to work off shift hours in support of Mfg Operations as required during testing or hypercare activities.

Other Job Details:

  • Last Date to Apply for Job: October 5th, 2022

  • Work Location Assignment:Flexible

Relocation assistance may be available based on business needs and/or eligibility.

Pfizer requires all U.S. new hires to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 prior to the first date of employment. As required by applicable law, Pfizer will consider requests for Reasonable Accommodations.

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EEO & Employment Eligibility

Pfizer is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status. Pfizer also complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act and IRCA. Pfizer is an E-Verify employer.

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